Barbican Meets: Daria Martin
Artist Daria Martin revisits her grandmother's dream diaries and takes us into her exhibition 'Tonight the World', exploring themes of migration, loss and resilience.
Curator Florence Ostende joins Daria Martin in conversation to discuss her use of film and gaming technology to revisit her personal family history.
What if you could live forever but just didn’t want to? In Ollie Wolf’s ‘The Last Forever Woman’, we meet Alma, an immortal 217-year old who is feeling just that.
In Vivek Vadoliya's 'Kasaragod Boys', we meet a group of young boys, living in the predominately Muslim district of Kasaragod and see the world the way they project it online through social media.
Life Rewired Reads
'The rise of the web is synonymous with a new kind of body that is noticeably different to the ones which preceded it...'
Vybarr Cregan-Reid considers how the way we use tools changes the way we look, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.
'Will the robots take our jobs? Will we have more time for leisure? Who will be the winners and losers?'
Urvashi Aneja imagines four alternative futures for work in the global south, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.
'The fashion industry is heading towards an unsustainable and uncertain future'
Sarah Ditty delves into the past - and future - of fashion, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.
'There is seemingly no end to the feed; there will always be more…'
Rebecca Coleman asks what ‘now’ means in a world where media is all-pervasive and always on, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.
'We love and depend on our current adversary. In fact, we carry it around with us everywhere...'
Jamie Bartlett wonders if attention is becoming the most precious resource we have, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.
'With AI comes the sense that we might not be the dominant actor for much longer...'
As we build rivals to human intelligence, James Bridle explores our relationship with the other alien consciousnesses, as part of our Life Rewired Reads series.